GUY YANAI (b. in 1977 in Haifa, Israel) attended Parsons School of Design, New York, NY; The New York Studio School, New York, NY; Pont-Aven School of Art, Pont-Aven, France and received a BFA from Hampshire College, Amherst, MA.
Yanai has had numerous solo exhibitions nationally and internationally. Recent solo exhibitions include “Boy On an Island,” Conrads Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany; “Barbarian in the Garden,” Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles, CA; “Calm European,” Flatland Gallery, Art Brussels; “Calm European,” Flatland Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; “Love of Beginnings,” Galerie Derouillon; “Fox Hill Road,“ Rod Barton, Brussels, Belgium; “Ordinary Things,” Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel; “Diary,” Galerie Derouillon, Paris, France; “First Battle Lived Accident,” Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel; “Accident Nothing,” Aran Cravey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; “Lived & Laughed & Loved & Left,” La Montagne Gallery, Boston, MA; and “Battle, Therapy, Living Room,” The Velan Center for Contemporary Art, Torino, Italy.
Recent group exhibitions include “Jerry, Show Me Love!,” Galerie Derouillon, Paris; “Reflector,” Luciana Brito - NY Project, New York, NY; “Belief in Giants,” Miles McEnery Gallery, New York, NY; “L’anti-destin,” 64 rue de Monceau, Paris, France, in collaboration with Galerie Derouillon, Galerie Helenbeck, and Pierre and Alexandre Lorquin, curated by Pauline Pavec and Quentin Derouet; “No. 5,” Luciana Brito Galeria, Sao Paulo, Brazil; “Surreal House,” The Pill, Istanbul, Turkey; Art Cologne with Conrads Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany; “Post Analog Painting II,” The Hole, New York, NY; “What’s Up 2.0,” London, England, curated by Lawrence van Hagen; “Tableaux,” Tristian Koenig, Melbourne, Australia; “The Ties That Bind,” David Achenbach Projects, Wuppertal, Germany; “Cause the Grass Don’t Grow and the Sky ain’t Blue,“ Praz Delavallade, Paris, France, curated by Clemence Duchon and Flavie Loizon; “Bisou Magique,“ Galerie Derouillon, Paris, France, curated by Yundler Brondino Verlag; “Mademoiselle Albertine est Partie!,” Kaye Donachie and Guy Yanai, Appartement, Paris, France, curated by Timothée Chaillou; “A House Without Rooms,” Galerie Torri, Paris, France; “Words Without Letters,” Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel; and “GROWTH,” Charlotte Fogh, Aarhus, Denmark; and “Not For Sale,” Kiryat Tivon Gallery, Kiryat Tivon, Israel.
Yanai currently lives and works in Tel Aviv, Israel.